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Pinback button promoting the March on Washington

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Dr. Samuel Y. Edgerton Jr., American, 1926 - 2021  Search this
Medium:
plastic and ink on paper on metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 28, 1963
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communication  Search this
Labor  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Segregation  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Samuel Y. Edgerton
Object number:
2013.187.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55accf28c-7969-414d-befb-a394a218eced
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.187.1

Program from the March on Washington

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Dr. Samuel Y. Edgerton Jr., American, 1926 - 2021  Search this
Subject of:
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 28, 1963
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Labor  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Segregation  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Samuel Y. Edgerton
Object number:
2013.187.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a0fdec8d-4eb2-4a22-89d4-9475d2002b5c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.187.2
Online Media:

Letter from Professor Edgerton to Timothy Sams regarding the March On Washington

Written by:
Dr. Samuel Y. Edgerton Jr., American, 1926 - 2021  Search this
Received by:
Timothy E. Sams, American  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place used:
Williamstown, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 14, 1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Men  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Samuel Y. Edgerton
Object number:
2013.187.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5932336ae-6737-4de2-b7ad-68f576294e6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.187.3
Online Media:

Placard from March on Washington "WE DEMAND AN END TO POLICE BRUTALITY NOW"

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Dr. Samuel Y. Edgerton Jr., American, 1926 - 2021  Search this
Subject of:
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, American, founded 1963  Search this
Medium:
paint on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 28 3/16 × 22 in. (71.6 × 55.9 cm)
Type:
placards (information artifacts)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 28, 1963
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
United States History  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Samuel Y. Edgerton
Object number:
2013.187.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52048ffd0-831b-47c6-91ac-e39845a7a362
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.187.4

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